School District 162 to Weigh Personnel Matters

Matteson, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Matteson School District 162 will meet Tuesday, August 18 to consider a number of personnel matters and some housekeeping items as students and teachers prepare for a new school year. The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the board room at the district office.

The board will consider the following employment matters:

  • Approve the employment of Andrea Barksdale, 6th grade teacher at Sauk School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Kelli Berghs, 1st grade teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Nicole Berman, 1st grade teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Michele Brown, art teacher at Sauk School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Dana Calderon, 7th grade language arts teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Jennifer Campos, 6th grade teacher at Indiana School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Alicia Christensen, special education resource teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2088.
  • Approve the employment of Adrienne Darden-Austin, SEIRA paraprofessional at Sauk School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Jovan Davison, 1:1 paraprofessional at Matteson School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Linda DeYoung, physical education teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Michelle Dusing, 2nd grade teacher at Arcadia School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Carol Holliday, 1:1 paraprofessional at Richton Square School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of James Irwin, special education teacher at Indiana School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Marijean Kohl, special education teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Caryn Leonard, 7th grade language arts teachers at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Hollie McCarthy, physical education teacher Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Theresa Matt, middle school science teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment Cassandra Mega, 4th grade teacher at Sauk School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of  ­­­­Kathi Osborne-Hutnik, 5th grade special education teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Jaclyn Pacourek, 7th grade math teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Ellen Phillips, 8th grade science teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Kirby Van Vliet, 1:1 paraprofessional at Richton Square School, effective August 27, 2008.
  • Approve the employment Katie Zenere, 7th grade math teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Hanada Zraiqat, .60 4th grade teacher and .40 cadre at Sauk School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Ethel Ross-Winston, 1:1 paraprofessional at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Patrick Toomey, 5th grade teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Kesha Rogers, 7th grade Special Education teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Jessica Kelly, 8th grade language arts teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008.
  • Approve the employment of Maureen Nelligan, 5th grade teacher at Illinois School, effective August 19, 2008.

The board will consider the following resignations:

  • Approve the resignation of Jason Avgeris, 7th grade mathematics teacher at Huth Middle School, effective July 16, 2008.
  • Approve the resignation of Susan Mekarski, middle school science teacher at Illinois School, effective July 17, 2008.
  • Approve the resignation of Howard Coleman, middle school mathematics teacher at Illinois School, effective August 1, 2008.
  • Approve the resignation of Sandra Gaitor, classroom aide at Huth Middle School, effective July 24, 2008.
  • Approve the resignation of Elizabeth Lopez, art teacher at Sauk School, effective July 30, 2008.
  • Approve the resignation of Darrell Dalton, band teacher at Illinois School, effective August 13, 2008.
  • Approve the resignation of Lorraine Smith, Parent Advocate at Illinois School, effective August 1, 2008.

Two teachers are requesting maternity leave:

  • Approve the 12 weeks of paid maternity leave under FMLA with an additional six weeks of unpaid leave for Amie Leib, 7th grade language arts teacher at Huth Middle School, effective August 19, 2008, to January 5, 2009.
  • Approve the maternity leave of Elizabeth Babiarz, music teacher at Richton Square and Matteson Schools, effective October 19, 2008, to January 5, 2009.

The board will consider the following contractual matters:

  • Approve the contract with Olympia Fields Contract Therapy, Ltd for the 2008-2009 school year.
  • Approve the contract with Ida Reid for speech and language services for the 2008-2009 school year.
  • Approve the contract with Robert Grefe for psychology services for the 2008-2009 school year.